Hazel’s Birth – Part 3

Once Hazel was alive and kicking, a celebratory fist of victory was thrown up! Birthing revolutionary beings is hard and triumphant work.

Fist

Next, let us turn our attention to daddy. My husband William is such a good dad. He loves his children with every fibre in his body.

Look at him just looking over at his newest baby…

William

The following picture of Hazel’s first kiss from daddy is my favourite picture from the birth.

FirstDaddyKiss

Next up was birthing that placenta, which I decided at the last minute to stay in the pool for. Once that was done, daddy cut the cord and Rachel and Karen gave the placenta a quick once-over to make sure it was all there.

CutCord RachelPlacenta

After another little stretch…

ArmsStretched

I then handed Hazel off to Rachel…

RachelHoldingHazel

And then found my way to the wingback chair and snuggled in.

WLookingAtUs

Part 2 can be found here

Part 4 can be found here

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